Level II: The Edible Safety Plan


With the rapidly growing number of edibles facilities comes the need for experienced managers and directors. Making edibles is complicated, particularly when it comes to creating consistent, safe product and complying with regulations that vary widely and change quickly.

Level II of ImEPIK’s Cannabis Edibles Safety Course includes Level I content, then digs deeper into hazard analysis, preventive controls and the edibles safety plan. Level II’s focus is on creating and implementing effective food safety and quality programs specific to cannabis edibles production.

Who should take Level II: The Edible Safety Plan?

This course is for those who supervise employees and oversee food safety and quality programs.

To protect your business and consumers, management training on edibles safety is crucial. With a comprehensive understanding of food safety and using the common language of hazard analysis and preventive controls, you can create a sustainable edible safety culture.

This course is for with with job titles like:

  • Director of Cultivation, Grow Manager, Grower or Horticulturalist in cultivation operations
  • Director of Extraction, Extraction Manager, Quality Assurance and Compliance Managers, Chemist in lab/extraction facilities
  • Vice President, General Managers and Production Supervisors in manufacturing operations
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Cannabis Course FAQs

Though in the US cannabis edibles are not federally regulated, many states and localities do have rules in place that manufacturers must comply with. Responsible edibles producers will want to make sure their products are high quality and safe for consumers to eat.

Employee training can improve product consistency and prevent contamination. Food safety and quality programs protect consumers, prevent product recalls, and build credibility for cannabis edibles as whole.

Eventually, the FDA will publish regulations for cannabis-infused edibles that will be based on existing food regulations. Pursuing training now puts you a step ahead of your competition.

Robust training programs ensure that employees know and will follow common production and food safety practices, which create efficiencies, prevent recalls and save your company money.

Yes, Level II: The Edible Safety Plan also includes all of the content from Level I: GMPs and the Pyramid of Edibles Safety. Level II is designed to be an all-inclusive training for directors and managers.

We included the Level I content so that managers and lower-level technicians or specialists have the same knowledge and common language.

The Cannabis Edibles Safety Course© is 100% online and completely self-paced. You take the course when you want and from wherever you are, as long as you have a computer and reliable internet connection. The course is available 24/7.

Once you complete the course, you will automatically be granted the ability to download a certificate of completion. The cost of the certificate is included in the course price.

Level II: The Edible Safety Plan